Keeping School: Letters to Families from Principals of Two Small Schools

Keeping School: Letters to Families from Principals of Two Small Schools

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780807032657
Publisher: Beacon Press
Publication date: 08/28/2005
Pages: 224
Product dimensions: 5.51(w) x 8.44(h) x 0.55(d)

About the Author

Theordore R. Sizer, University Professor Emeritus at Brown Universtiy, is the chairman of the coalition of Essential Schools. He lives in Harvard, Massachusetts.

Table of Contents

Introductionvii
A History of the Mission Hill Schoolxxii
On Keeping School at Parkerxxvii
Part ILearning
Learning: Turning Less into More3
The Letters on Learning from Mission Hill15
The Letters on Learning from Parker37
Part IIAuthority
Authority and Power61
The Letters on Authority from Mission Hill69
The Letters on Authority from Parker80
Part IIICommunity
Community97
The Letters on Community from Mission Hill104
The Letters on Community from Parker120
Part IVStandards
Standards139
The Letters on Standards from Mission Hill144
The Letters on Standards from Parker168
Acknowledgments185

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